health IT

Telemedicine — Health Care’s New Documentation Paradigm

By Selena Chavis for Healthcare IT Experts weigh in on potential risks and best practices. To say that telemedicine has carved out a critical niche within the COVID-19 pandemic would be an understatement. Given the greenlight for reimbursement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), remote care models, which are advancing at breakneck…

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Where great healthcare IT teams are focused next

By Laura Dyrda for Becker’s Hospital Review The next generation of effective CIOs will be focused on strategic leadership, effective communication and team builders. Four CIOs from across the U.S. share how their role and IT teams are changing. Craig Richardville. Senior Vice President and Chief Information and Digital Officer (Salt Lake City): When the CIO…

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Tech giants expand support for ‘a passwordless world’

By Kat Jercich for Healthcare IT News Apple, Google and Microsoft announced Thursday that they planned to expand support for a common standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium that does not require a password to sign in. “This will simplify sign-ins across devices, websites and applications no matter the…

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Can HIT Salvage the Nation’s Pandemic Response?

By Elizabeth S. Goar for For the Record As vaccination efforts roll ahead, larger questions about the country’s public health infrastructure have emerged. As of the beginning of May, about 31% of the US population had received two COVID-19 vaccine doses since the first pair of vaccines received FDA approval in late December. That figure,…

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